300 global institutes to showcase information

DUBAI With overseas education gaining widespread popularity, the 15th Gulf Education and Training Exhibition, to be held from April 8 to 11, 2003 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, aims to provide the UAE-based students with first-hand information on international educational opportunities.

By Meraj Rizvi

Published: Sun 6 Apr 2003, 11:50 AM

Last updated: Wed 1 Apr 2015, 9:55 PM

Over 300 global educational institutes are participating at this year s event, ensuring that the exhibition is the largest education event of its kind in the region.

David Domoney, Managing Director, International Conferences and Exhibitions, the organisers of the show, pointed out that besides the regular exhibitors, the exhibition will also feature a significant increase in academic institutions from the national pavilions of UK, France, Malaysia and Turkey.

In addition, new entrants to the show will include Netherlands and Germany who will be participating to demonstrate their excellent range of educational facilities.

Among the participants this year, Anderson Consultants brings a wealth of experience in helping and advising parents and students on the best place to study in the United Kingdom.

Currently on offer are a wide range of opportunities for long or short courses, full time or part-time, A Level, GCSE or graduate, MBA or cookery, Summer Intensive Language and Activity or Pre-Boarding School course.

Anderson Consultants will also conduct a seminar presentation entitled, Choosing a UK Boarding School during the course of the exhibition.

Targeting the expatriate market, Loughborough Grammar School, which will be participating for the third consecutive year at the show, will offer boarding and day education with entry at 11 years, 13 years or into the sixth form. The school provides education to boys aged from 11-18 and is part of Loughborough Endowed Schools.

With a strong emphasis on providing its students with excellent academic results and all-round development, the school offers traditional subjects that include Latin and Greek to the more contemporary Theatre Studies, Sports Science among others.

Students can also participate in a vast number of activities like sports, drama, debating, Duke of Edinburgh Combined Cadet Force, Young Enterprise, in addition to gaining membership in a host of clubs and societies.

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